Xadow appearing as storage device on linux

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Xadow appearing as storage device on linux

Post by joekirby » Fri Dec 18, 2015 10:40 pm

I got my Xadow yesterday and am having fits trying to get it to work. I _think_ I have the arduino IDE configured as instructed, but
a) I don't see any serial port created when I connect the Xadow to the system
b) the IDE trys to use the AVR109 Boot Loader which fails

When I use the mbed online IDE I can see the device as flash storage. It has one file - firmware.bin. I can remove this file and replace it with my .bin created by mbed. I can unmount the device and remount it and the file is fine. When I reset the Xadow or remove power, my image disappears and the firmware.bin returns.

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Re: Xadow appearing as storage device on linux

Post by yihui.xiong » Mon Jan 11, 2016 10:56 am


The Xadow M0 is an mbed platform development board, it doesn't support the Arduino IDE.

Programming new firmware binary on linux is a little different, we should use command:

dd if={new_firmware.bin} of={mnt_dir}/firmware.bin conv=notrunc

Or use bash script - https://github.com/xiongyihui/Arch/raw/ ... xNXPISP.sh

sudo LinuxNXPISP.sh {new_firmware.bin}

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